Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Couscous is ready in a matter of seconds. This delicious alternate to lettuce is the perfect foundation for flavor-packed ingredients like chicken apple sausage and dried cranberries. Cucumber and slivered almonds give this meal a nice crunch, rounding out the whole Mediterranean salad experience.

Yields: 2-3 bowls

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Prepare couscous by bringing 1 cup chicken broth to a boil. Add couscous, butter or coconut oil, curry, salt and pepper and mix well. Remove from heat and cover, allowing to sit for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Slice chicken sausage, and then cook over medium heat in a small frying pan with a bit of coconut oil.
  3. Add chicken sausage, diced cucumber, dried cranberries, and slivered almonds to prepared couscous.
  4. Separate into 2-3 serving-size bowls.
  5. Top each portion with balsamic glaze dressing (and crumbed feta if desired) and enjoy!